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Back Pain Before Bowel Movement
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Splenic Flx syndrome: Lt. upper quad is one of the areas associated with splenic flexure of left colon. After BM which empties the rectum, the major site for the reservoir of stool is the transverse colon. At the time of BM stool passes to the splenic flexure. If there is a twist in bowel at that site severe pain will occur. A Ba enema will define the situation and if necessary this can be followed by colonoscopy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Please record the onset, degree, frequency, and duration, interval, etc. of the pain, and bring those to Doc for analysis, more Hx, physicals, and tests as needed so to deduce possible Dx for proposing reasonable Rx / care. Best wish ... ...Read more
Pain in lower abdomen for 6 day. No relief after bowel movement. Sore all day long! pain worsens before bowel movement. Not pregnant. Ibs. Causes?
IBS: Irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) is a condition that affects the way your colon works, but doesn't damage it like diseases such as crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Common symptoms include abdominal pain/cramping; bloating; gas (flatulence); diarrhea and/or constipation; & mucus in stool. Can sometimes be confused with lactose intolerance. It's not clear what causes it. Work w/your doctor on this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
May be impacted: You may have a stool impaction. This is a large collection of stool that has hardened to the point abdominal it's very hard to clear. You get stomach cramps as gas and fluid backs up around and stretching the colon. You should see your doctor about this. He may have to arrange for disimpaction. Or a G.I. Evaluation and colonoscopy. Good health. ...Read more
Feeling a cramping pain before bowel movements in middle left abdomen (under ribcage but above pelvic bone) what could this be? Pain goes away slowly after bowel movement
Neck pain and shoulder pain after drinking. Lower back pain after standing or sitting for longer than 10mins. Inconsistent stool and bowel movements?
Yes: Straining with bowel movements can increase you intrabdominal pressure which can exacerbate back pain and can also worsen pain that may be resulting from a disc herniation. Talk with you pcp about your issue. They may recommend a stool softener or even a laxative to help alleviate the bowel issues. They can also help determine if there is some other source to your back pain. ...Read more
Hemorrhoids likely.: This is likely due to hemorrhoids. The history strongly suggest it, since pain is after a bowel movement, and likely associated with straining. It could be anal fissure, or possibly another colon/anal issue. Depending on your age, and if this has been going on a while, you might want to see your doctor to get a rectal exam/testing to make sure it is not worse, like cancer, etc.. ...Read more
Intermittent abdominal pain with lots of gas, cramping, sometimes aching pain in rectum before and after bowel movements several months at least?
Gastroenterologist: After 4 months of symptoms I recommend that you consult a gastroenterologist for diagnosis and treatment. Possibilities include irritable bowel syndrome, lactose or gluten intolerance or inflammatory bowel disease. Appropriate tests will be done and dietary instructions will be given. ...Read more
Age? straining??: depend on your age if you are above 50 prostate may be playing a role. other concern if you are constipated and you might be straining every time you are going to have a bowel movement and that will cause the muscle in your groin to squeeze around your cord and cause pain in scrotum. be careful it might lead to a hernia. hydrate eat more fruits, and fibers, drink more juices. take stool softner. ...Read more
Having painful cramping over ?Bladder/?Ovaries straight accross abd and over lower back during and after bowel movement. Started today.Flatulence.
Chronic lower back pain 3weeks after gall bladder removal as well as pain in lower back & abdomen when passing bowel motion?
Common problems: Back pain is common after abdominal surgery due to position on the operating table. Problems with bowel movements are also common, due to pain meds and stress of surgical procedure and general anesthesia. These should all slowly get better within 6-12 weeks after the operation. There is of course high variability Amon individuals. Hope this helps! ...Read more
Need more info: If the pain is in the area of the stomach and you were bearing down hard to move your bowels, then it could be that in the process of bearing down you increased the pressure in the belly enough to push stomach acid into the food tube or esophagus. This would then cause pain due to the nature of how you exerted yourself to defecate. Seems like a long time to have pain post movement. See your doc. ...Read more
Sharp pubic bone pain, sharp pain upon pushing during bowel movement, diarrhoea, nausea normal during period? Never had it before.
Sounds normal: The symptoms you describe are not unusual during a normal period. Many women have diarrhea and nausea during a period. Even though you have not experienced this before, a woman's body undergoes changes all of the time. and most women will have symptoms with a period once in a while that are unusual for them. ...Read more
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